Johnson Phelps VFW Post #5220

9514 S 52nd Ave., Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453

Our Current Officers

Post Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 8:00 pm. The Board of Directors meet at 7:00 pm the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Want to become a member? Please contact our Post Commander Tony Smertene at:

  • Commander:  Tony Smertene
  • Sr. Vice Commander:  Bryant Reed
  • Jr. Vice Commander:  Christopher Reich
  • Adjutant:  Gordan Hartmann
  • Quartermaster:  Joseph Stachon
  • Chaplain:  Richard Lueman
  • Officer of the Day:  Phil Bresnahan
  • Guard:  Edward Howe
  • 1 Year Trustee:  Bill Muth
  • 2 Year Trustee:  Ronald Kalat
  • 3 Year Trustee:  Ronald Walton
  • Post Service Officer:  Joseph Stachon
  • Post Advocate/Historian:  Joseph Stachon
  • Post Surgeon:  David Ramirez
Current Post Commander: Tony Smertene
The Post and Auxiliary collected 360 lbs of groceries at their Fall Food Drive.  The donations were delivered to the Pilgrim Faith Church Food Pantry in Oak Lawn.
Pictured left to right: Post Commander Bryant Reed, Auxiliary President Maureen Luemen and Past Post Commander Rick Luemen.
Congratulations to Joseph Stachon,
2012/2013 Illinois VFW State Commander
Congratulations to Rick Luemen,
All-American Commander 2011-2012